Gem set and diamond necklace, 1950s
Gem set and diamond necklace
of Tutti Frutti inspiration, designed as an articulated wreath of carved rubies, emeralds and sapphires, accented by collet-set circular-cut diamonds and sapphire beads inset with single-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 360mm.
Unsigned. Largest emerald measuring approximately 16 x 8.4 x 3.7mm. Sapphires, rubies and emeralds with some surface-reaching inclusions and areas of light chipping commensurate with age and wear. The necklace has been shortened, and the two loose links are provided. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 1.50 - 2.00 carats. Width at front approximately 32mm. Necklace well-articulated, clasp secure. Fitted case stamped Wartski.
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